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New Delhi Updated on: September 04, 2020 23:14 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 26.4 million, including more than 872,000 fatalities. More than 18,652,990 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine. Russia became the first country to register the world's first coronavirus vaccine. President Vladimir Putin himself endorsed the vaccine and said that the vaccine was safe to use and that one of his daughters had already been vaccinated.

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  • 11:13 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    MP: Rare albino sambar deer spotted in Kuno Palpur Sanctuary

    A rare albino sambar deer has been spotted in the Kuno-Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh, said Divisional Forest Officer PK Verma who added that he had clicked a photograph of the animal some 20 days ago.

    It is between four to five years old and such albino sambar are rare, he said on Friday. As per reports, a solo albino sambar deer was spotted in Navegaon National Park in Gondia in Maharashtra.

  • 8:59 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Assam govt lifts weekened lockdown and night curfew

    The Assam government has lifted weekend lockdown and night curfew though coronavirus-related
    restrictions will remain in force in the containment zones till September 30, Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna said on Friday.

    Night curfew and weekend lockdown have been operational across the state and inter-district movements were prohibited since June 28 following a spike in COVID-19 cases. "Weekend lockdown and night curfew have been lifted.

  • 7:51 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Indian Navy holds naval drill with Russia in Bay of Bengal

    The Indian and Russian navies on Friday began a two-day mega military exercise in the Bay of Bengal to further consolidate their interoperability in dealing with various security challenges, officials said.

  • 7:49 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    OYO appoints Anuj Tejpal as global chief commercial officer

    Hospitality firm OYO on Friday said it has appointed Anuj Tejpal as its global chief commercial officer to lead the revenue, marketing and growth teams of the company.

    Anuj has been one of the founding members of OYO and was previously the global business development leader, OYO said in a statement.

  • 5:21 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    BJD MP Ramesh Chandra Majhi tests positive for coronavirus

    BJD MP Ramesh Chandra Majhi said on Friday that he has tested positive for coronavirus. Majhi, the Lok Sabha member from Nabrangpur, said he is in home isolation and his condition is stable. 

  • 4:31 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Air India to operate direct Kolkata-London flight from Sep 16

    With regular international flights stalled owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, Air India is set to operate direct flights between Kolkata and London, primarily for the purpose of repatriation, under the Centre's Vande Bharat mission, a spokesperson for the airline said.

    The flights between NSC Bose International Airport in Kolkata and Heathrow in London will operate twice a week from September 16 to October 24, he said on Friday.

  • 4:04 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sensex plunges 634 pts; Nifty cracks below 11,350

    Domestic equity benchmark Sensex crashed 634 points on Friday, tracking losses in index majors Reliance Industries, HDFC and Infosys amid a selloff in global equities.

    The 30-share BSE index ended 633.76 points or 1.63 per cent lower at 38,357.18. The NSE Nifty plunged 193.60 points or 1.68 per cent to close at 11,333.85.

  • 3:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Gold marginally down Rs 56; silver also declines Rs 738

    Gold prices were marginally down by Rs 56 to Rs 51,770 per 10 grams on Friday in the national capital amid rupee appreciation, according to HDFC Securities. READ MORE

  • 2:55 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    JEE-NEET Exam: SC refuses to entertain the review petition filed by ministers of six states

    Supreme Court refuses to entertain the review petition filed by ministers of six states, seeking review of the court's August 17 order to conduct NEET-UG and JEE (Mains) examinations.

     

  • 2:03 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Puducherry

    591 new COVID-19 cases and 20 deaths reported in Puducherry today. Total number of cases stands at 16,172, including 5,218 active cases, 10,674 recovered cases & 280 deaths till date

  • 1:49 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria visited College of Air Warfare in Secunderabad on Thursday

    India Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria visited College of Air Warfare in Secunderabad yesterday. The college is an IAF institution of higher learning which conducts courses on air warfare for tri-service officers in an integrated manner.

  • 12:18 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    CBSE tell SC is likely to conduct compartment examination for students of Classes 10, 12 by September end

    Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) tells Supreme Court that it is likely to conduct compartment examination for students of Classes 10 & 12 by September end & examination centres have been increased to 1,278.

  • 11:26 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    PM Modi addresses young IPS officers | HIGHLIGHTS

    • PM Modi addresses young IPS officers via video conferencing during the ‘Dikshant Parade’ of IPS probationers at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad
    • In Delhi, I regularly interact with young IPS officers who have passed out from here. But this year due to Corona, I'm unable to meet you all. But I'm sure that during my tenure, I will surely meet you all at some point
  • 9:56 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India's COVID-19 tally crosses 39-lakh mark with single-day spike of 83,341 new cases & 1,096 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. The total case tally stands at 39,36,748 including 8,31,124 active cases, 30,37,152 cured/discharged/migrated & 68,472 deaths: Ministry of Health

  • 9:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Total of 4,66,79,145 samples tested up to 3rd September: ICMR

    A total of 4,66,79,145 samples tested up to 3rd September 2020. Of these, 11,69,765 samples were tested yesterday. 

  • 8:02 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to control substance abuse

    Yog guru Swami Ramdev to reveal yoga asanas to control substance abuse | WATCH NOW 

  • 7:09 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Encounter underway at Yedipora Pattan area of Baramulla

    An encounter has started at Yedipora Pattan area of Baramulla. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow

  • 7:07 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 26.4 million, death toll crosses 8.72 lakh

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Sushmita Panda and my colleagues  Himanshu Shekhar, Shashwat  Bhandari, Vani Mehrotra, Priya Jaiswal, and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on Twitter @sushmitapanda, @himaanshus, @ShashBhandari​ @vani_mehrotra​ @priyajais, and  @rashihardaha for news, tips, photos, questions and comments. Stay tuned to Indiatvnews.com (@indiatvnews) for all the latest updates on what's happening around the world. 

    Here's a quick overview: 

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 26.4 million, including more than 872,000 fatalities. More than 18,652,990 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    • USA 6,335,244
    • Brazil 4,046,150
    • India 3,933,124
    • Russia 1,009,995
    • Peru 670,145